TORONTO, Ontario (Reuters) -- Giving homeless alcoholics a regular supply of booze may improve their health and their behavior, the Canadian Medical Association Journal said in a study publishedHe calls 15 drinks a day a "small amount"! A lot of people would just pass out after 15 drinks.
Seventeen homeless adults, all with long and chronic histories of alcohol abuse, were allowed up to 15 glasses of wine or sherry a day -- a glass an hour from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. -- in the Ottawa-based program, which started in 2002 and is continuing. ...
"Once we give a 'small amount' of alcohol and stabilize the addiction, we are able to provide health services ..."
Monday, January 09, 2006
Free booze benefits homeless alcoholics